NSW - Mental Health Triage Clinician Lead

Curis Recruitment

Here is your chance to work for a supportive employer as the Mental Health Triage Clinician Lead

  • Flexible working arrangements available eg; choose to work on or offsite
  • Lower North Shore Base
  • Fantastic, supportive employer
Curis Recruitment is proud to partner with this primary health provider to help them find a Mental Health Triage Clinical Lead to join their team based in Sydney. 

Job Details:
  • Permanent full-time position (Initially the role will be for the period up to June 30, 2021 due to funding arrangements. You will require some flexibility in your work schedule to meet business needs which may require out of hours work
  • Salary of between $90,000 to $95,000 per annum
  • ASAP start (within the next month accepted)
  • Good balance between triage and community work with GP practices
  • Flexibility to work offsite
  • Salary packaging options available
You will be based on Sydney's lower north shore and work with a collaborative team supporting the screening, assessment and triaging of clients referred into a range of mental health and suicide prevention services. 

As part of your role you will also provide in-practice support to General Practitioners to understand and utilise the range of mental health and drug & alcohol services.

Key outcomes
  • Provide direction and supervision to the Mental Health Intake team.
  • Oversee the operations of the Intake team, ensuring referrals are triaged and managed within established time frames and within a stepped care approach to mental health.
  • Proactively engage with General Practice staff and other referrers and providers to promote an understanding of the eligibility and intake process for Commissioned mental health services and other relevant services including appropriate referral pathways for clients.
  • Screen, assess and appropriately triage and stage clients referred to mental health services.
  • Ensure risk information is received and responded to within treatment pathway.
  • Liaise with referring providers, clients and family members to gather required referral information
  • Undertake activities to support mental health stepped care and service integration, including development of decision support tools and referral algorithms.
In order to be eligible for this position you must:
  • Must hold a recognised degree in Psychology, Nursing, Social Work or Occupational Therapy
  • Be eligible for membership of the relevant professional association and full registration through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency where legislated
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct a thorough Mental Health  screening/Assessment and clinically stage and triage clients referred with mild to acute presentations.
  • Knowledge, skills and experience in the assessment of a range of treatments relevant to working with adults, children and adolescents with mental health issues (particularly CBT-based intervention
If you would like to apply for this position please click apply now and a consultant will be in touch within the next 24 hours. Alternatively if you would like to receive the job description or hear more please call us on 02 9188 3989 or email contact@curis.com.au. 

Don't wait too long as positions like this in Sydney don't last! apply now. 

Why work with Curis?
We have a proven record of placing Nurses, Midwives, Psychologists, Social Workers and OT's into fantastic positions across Australia with some of the best hospitals and health centres.
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